Stourbridge stabbing: West Brom to honour mother and son killed with tribute as father recovers
The survivor of an horrific triple stabbing is expected to attend West Brom's game against Liverpool on Sunday - as the club revealed it would be paying an emotional tribute to his wife and son who were killed.
Peter Wilkinson, aged 47, is recovering following surgery after suffering serious injuries in the attack at the family home which rocked the Black Country.
Tracey Wilkinson and her son, keen Baggies fan Pierce, 13, died at the house in Greyhound Lane, Norton.
Albion will hold a minute's applause before the Premier League match at The Hawthorns, which will be screened across the country on Sky Sports.
Club officials met with the Wilkinson family this week to discuss a tribute to the mother and son.
Mr Wilkinson, who along with daughter Lydia is a season ticket holder in the East Stand, has indicated his determination to attend, Albion said, just two weeks after he was left fighting for his life.
It promises to be an emotional afternoon for the Wilkinsons as more than 20,000 fans come together to pay tribute to Tracey and Pierce.
Baggies chief executive Martin Goodman said: "We know from the huge public reaction to the incident just how much these awful events have shocked everyone and it is difficult for us to imagine what Peter, Lydia and their loved ones are going through.
"It says everything about Peter's strength of character that he has fought back from life-threatening injuries and is now so determined to return to The Hawthorns on Sunday to watch the team he loves.
"They have asked us to celebrate the lives of Tracey and Pierce and I am sure all Baggies fans will want to do so in the spirit of community support and understanding for what they are enduring."
Mr Wilkinson was a managing director at Asset International in Bilston
The three family members suffered serious stab wounds in the shocking attack at their home on March 30.
Lydia, 18, returned to the family home to lay flowers last week.
She had been away at university when the attack happened.
Aaron Barley, 23, has been charged with murder and attempted murder.
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